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Brand: Bell






Country of Manufacture:USA

Release dates:1959 - 1962

Tracks:1/2 Rec/PB

Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2

Max Reel Size("): 7"

Head Composition: Permalloy

Head Configuration: full-track-mono

# Motors: 3

Auto Reverse?:No

Voltage(s): 110-120v

Outputs: RCA

Sound quality rating:5 / 10

Long-term reliability rating: 5/ 10

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From Allied Radio’s 1959 catalogue.
The Bell 200 range comprised several tape-decks and recorders of different configurations, all utilizing the
basic T-200 transport with push-button controls.
The 200 series deck offered two tape speeds, 3¾ and 7½ ips. Other features included DC dynamic braking, three 4-pole motors for direct drive, beltless and pulley-less operation and automatic tape shut-off. Controls consisted of speed change, play, record, rewind, fast forward, stop and on/off switch.

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